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Lok Sabha polls 2019: Narendra Modi likely to take oath as Prime Minister on May 30

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India May 24, 2019, 12.15 PM (IST)

The results for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections are out. BJP is back with a thumping majority and Prime Minister Narendra Modi striding back to power with a staggering mandate, the anticipation is now on when his government would be sworn in.

As per the latest reports, the swearing-in ceremony could take place by the middle of next week — May 30 is the likely date.

In the last Lok Sabha polls, while the counting took place on May 16, PM Modi and his cabinet ministers took oath on May 26.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah Friday called on party veterans LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, a day after the party-led NDA returned to power at the Centre with a massive mandate. "Called on respected Advani Ji. The BJP's successes today are possible because greats like him spent decades building the party and providing a fresh ideological narrative to the people," Modi tweeted.

With over 50% vote share in 300+ seats, Narendra Modi becomes first PM since Nehru to return to power with a bigger mandate.

(With inputs from agencies)